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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Moving restroom will add to cost, but new location better, city says

Construction resumed on the restroom and shelter at Stoney Creek Park over the weekend on the sites most recently approved by the granting agency for the project, the Parks and Recreation Trust Fund. This is a change from the...

Mount Olive gets ready for pickles

MOUNT OLIVE -- The 27th annual North Carolina Pickle Festival will be held this weekend and the town of Mount Olive is busy gearing up for the annual event, which draws thousands of visitors every year. Saturday will be...

Man charged in farm heist

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office has identified and captured the man they say is responsible for an armed robbery that took place at a turkey farm earlier this month. Casey Roberto Maddox, 21, of 118 Pearlie Drive in Dudley, is...

Suspect caught in ATM burglary

A Goldsboro man has been charged with a series of attempted break-ins at ATM locations around the city after Goldsboro police officers caught him in the act early Monday. Lorenzo Marice Farrow, 35, of 607 Longleaf Ave., was arrested after...

Ceremony honors departed nurses at their graveside

Virginia Price Weeks was a nurse devoted to her patients, her husband said. An LPN, licensed practical nurse, in Mount Olive for 23 years, she was forced to retire in 2005 because of failing health. "She had a chance...

EDITORIAL: Fox-like hens: It's been proven over and over -- government cannot police itself

You kind of always wonder if they really think it as you watch those you elected to office ignore the instructions you sent along with them to the statehouse, county commission office, the governor's mansion or the halls of Congress....

The wall departs

The Wall that Heals site manager Bob Dobek directs volunteers during the dismantling of the wall on the campus of Wayne Community College on Monday. The wall takes three hours to dismantle and to pack into the truck. Nearly...